What is Dementia?
Explaining what dementia is and the various other types of dementia.
A brief description of the more common troubling behaviors that individuals living with dementia exhibit and how to deal with them.
A description of vision loss and perception with individuals living with dementia.
Therapeutic Lying – “Fiblits”
Defining therapeutic lying and the pros and cons of using them with people living with dementia.
A detailed description of sundowning, symptoms, causes, treatment, and coping strategies.
Interacting with those living with dementia
Explaining how to interact with an individual living with dementia when they ask you a question and words to avoid to prevent them from getting upset.
How to productively interact with individual’s living with dementia
How to promote positive and productive interactions by adjusting your frame of mind when you approach an individual living with dementia.